Big Love Hymnal CD (2008)

Artist: David Byrne

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Label Todo Mundo/redeye
SKU 208441204
UPC 634457500327
UPC 14 00634457500327
Format CD
Release Date 8/19/2008
Author David Byrne
Associated Artist/Work Brazilian Girls
Associated Artist/Work Gabriel, Peter
Associated Artist/Work Original Soundtrack
Associated Artist/Work Sakamoto, Ryuichi
Associated Artist/Work Slim, Fatboy
Associated Artist/Work St. Vincent
Associated Artist/Work Thievery Corporation
Associated Artist/Work X-Press 2
Technical Info
Engineer Pat Dillett; David Byrne
Producer David Byrne; David Byrne
CatalogID TODO 001
Lable Name Todomundo
Released 08/19/2008
Original Release 2008
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 40m : 23s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00634457500327
Album Notes and Credits
Personnel: Kenneth Finn (baritone horn).
Audio Mixers: Patrick Dillett; David Byrne.
Recording information: Kampo studios, New York, NY; South Hell, New York, NY.
Photographer: David Byrne.
Arrangers: Tony Finno; David Byrne.
Known primarily for his postmodern pop music, former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne stretches his wings with the score to the hit HBO series BIG LOVE, a collection of emotion-filled character themes and story motifs from the show's second season. Inspired by the classic scores of Bernard Herrmann and Nino Rota, Byrne pays homage to his musical heroes with a range of instrumentation, including guitars, flugelhorns, violins, and synthesizers. In keeping with the show's theme--that of a man and his polygamist Mormon family adapting to the neighborhood and world around them--many of Byrne's pieces are based on traditional Mormon hymns. BIG LOVE: HYMNAL represents Byrne's fourth outing into the world of film and television scoring. Included on the disc are expanded cues, unused pieces of score, and a haunting rendition of the Elvis Presley classic "Blue Hawaii".
Professional Reviews
Mojo (Publisher) (p.107) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] set of miniatures with roots in the sounds of '50s suburbia..."
Clash (magazine) (p.105) - "As a soundtrack the stately horns and strings work perfectly with the screenplay..."
Disc 1
1 Art Thou Greater Than He? - (with David Byrne)
2 Exquisite Whiteness - (with David Byrne)
3 Hill In Ontario County, A - (with David Byrne)
4 Written On Golden Plates - (with David Byrne)
5 Deep Water - (with David Byrne)
6 Building In the Air, A - (with David Byrne)
7 Great Desolations - (with David Byrne)
8 House On Sand, A - (with David Byrne)
9 Mouth of Malachi, The - (with David Byrne)
10 Cumorah! - (with David Byrne)
11 Angel Moroni, The - (with David Byrne)
12 Murmur Not - (with David Byrne)
13 Pearl of Great Price, The - (with David Byrne)
14 Language Confounded - (with David Byrne)
15 Unclean Spirits - (with David Byrne)
16 Persecution Followed, A - (with David Byrne)
17 Breastplate of Righteousness, The - (with David Byrne)
18 Conduit To Heaven, A - (with David Byrne)
19 Cloud of Light, A - (with David Byrne)
20 Burden of the Word, The - (with David Byrne)
21 Blue Hawaii - (with David Byrne)
Product Attributes
Artist Byrne,David
Music Format Compact Disc
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